International Metropolis Conference Plenary speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Diana Zavala Rojas

Research Fellow

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Bio

Diana is a survey methodologist interested in all aspects of a survey’s lifecycle. She is a specialist in multinational, multiregional and multilingual comparative surveys holding a doctorate in comparative survey methodology.

She is a member of the Core Scientific Team of the European Social Survey (ESS) collaborating on translation, measurement quality and cross-national measurement equivalence. She has participated in the design of ESS questionnaires in Rounds 6 to 10.

Currently, she is studying the feasibility of applying computational linguistic methods to survey research. In the Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) project, Diana leads a research project aimed at improving the translation process of survey questionnaires.

As an independent consultant, she is partner at SurveyWise, a survey methods consultancy.